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Species: Meranoplus similis   Viehmeyer, 1922 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Meranoplus similis Viehmeyer, 1922 PDF: 208 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Uganda
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Australasia

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Wooded sandplain, 1 times found in Baksia/Agonis woodland, white soil, 1 times found in Mixed native/exotic veg., urban parkland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times Several nests in sandy track, 1 times soil, 1 times Several nests in sandy track..

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Pitfall.

Type specimens: Holotype of Meranoplus nanus similis: casent0917027; type of Meranoplus similis: focol1935

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